2021 Fishing for Freedom Event

  • Friday, June 4, 2021

    4:00 - 10:00 pm

    Meet and Greet
    More details will be available as we get closer to the event

  • Saturday, June 5, 2021

    9:00 - 11:30 am

    Veterans Home tournament for Veterans Home residents 

    12:00 Noon - 1:00 pm

    Lunch will be available at the Microtel

    4:00 - 6:30 pm

    Heroes Banquet
    Oakley Lindsay Center (Quincy Civic Center)
    300 Civic Center Plaza
    Quincy, IL 62301
    Rules Meeting at 4:00 pm
    Opening Ceremonies at 5:00 pm
    Dinner served from 5:30 - 6:30 pm
    Dinner is followed by raffles and a live auction

  • Sunday, June 6, 2021

    6:00 am - 12:00 pm Noon

    Fishing Begins
    Weigh-In Starts at 12:00 pm (Noon) at each location:

    • Mark Twain Lake - Indian Creek West
    • Reregulation Pool Spillway Ramp
    • Great River Marina - Hamilton, IL (Pool 19-20)
    • Clat Adams Park (Pool 21-24)

    Main weigh-in and awards ceremony at Clat Adams Park
    201 N Front St, Quincy, IL

    2:30 pm

    Awards Ceremony Begins at approximately 2:30 pm

Lodging Information

Lodging requirements for our qualified Warrior participants will be paid for in full by Fishing For Freedom sponsors and donors. Warriors must live more than 30 minutes from Quincy to qualify for a paid room. Our registration committee will contact you with your lodging information in March.

If you have any special needs or accessibility issues, please make sure to make a note of it in the comments block on the registration form, or send us an email. There will be several special needs accessible rooms available.

If your plans change and you are unable to attend the event after making your reservation, please contact our registration committee to cancel your reservation.

Lodging is available for Boaters that live greater than one hour away from Quincy, Illinois or Mark Twain Lake area at several different hotels in Quincy. Some of the locations are within a block from the Mississippi River. You will receive contact information from the registration committee of which hotels we have a block of rooms saved for the event. Volunteer Boaters are responsible for their lodging expenses and making their individual reservations.

Lodging in Quincy IL